Markets

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2014

CenturyLink, Inc. ( CTL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.54 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CTL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that CTL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $38.03, the dividend yield is 5.68%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CTL was $38.03, representing a -0.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.21 and a 36.16% increase over the 52 week low of $27.93.

CTL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) and China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ). CTL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.56. Zacks Investment Research reports CTL's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -6.94%, compared to an industry average of 2.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CTL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CTL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have CTL as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund ( IYZ )
  • Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF ( VOX )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF ( RYU )
  • WisdomTree Dividend Ex-Financials Fund ( DTN )
  • SPDR S&P Telecom ETF ( XTL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of 15.34% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent weighting of CTL at 7.51%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

In This Story

CHL CTL XTL DTN RYU VOX IYZ VZ

Other Topics

Stocks